TSMC February 2012 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – March 9, 2012 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for February 2012: On an unconsolidated basis, net sales were approximately NT$33.58 billion, a decrease of 1.4 percent over January 2012 and an increase of 5.8 percent over February 2011. Revenues for January through February 2012 totaled NT$67.64 billion, an increase of 2.2 percent compared to the same period in 2011.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for February 2012 were approximately NT$33.86 billion, a decrease of 2.1 percent over January 2012 and an increase of 3.6 percent over February 2011. Consolidated revenues for January through February 2012 totaled NT$68.42 billion, an increase of 0.5 percent compared to the same period in 2011.